Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Physician Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$158,773 / yrTotal Pay
$148,354 / yrBase Pay
$10,419 / yrAdditional Pay

$158,773

 / yr
$95K$266K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Physician Assistant is $158,773 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $148,354 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $10,419 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Physician Assistant

Some related job titles are Orthopedic Physician Assistant Salaries with median pay of $147,942, Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery Salaries with median pay of $205,819, Physician Assistant (Cardiothoracic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $196,320, Physician (Plastic Surgery) Salaries with median pay of $147,612.

Top Paying Companies

For a Physician Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Physician Assistant in United States. Employers include linkPAs, Bosley and Drs. Goodman & Partridge.

1
linkPAs
linkPAs
$178,230/yr
2
Bosley
$158,754/yr
5
Pain Management
$149,118/yr
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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Physician AssistantSee 125 salaries from all locations

$128,102

 / yr

$109,652

 / yr

$130,300

 / yr

$57

 / hr

$107,263

 / yr

$141,085

 / yr

$119,292

 / yr

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$134,600

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$57

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Top Paying Industries

For a Physician Assistant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Physician Assistant in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $139,888, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $132,381, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $128,649, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $122,065, and Nonprofit & NGO with a median total pay of $120,204.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$139,888

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$132,381

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$128,649

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$122,065

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Nonprofit & NGONonprofit & NGO$120,204

    2% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

The top paying company in Information Technology for Physician Assistant is DONE by NONE.

DONE by NONEDONE by NONE$139,888/yr

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Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Date of Time

Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$130,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Hospitalist Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

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1-3 years
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Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$70

/hr

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7-9 years
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Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Physician Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

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Physician Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Physician Assistant is $148,354 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physician Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8707 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physician Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $246,605 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physician Assistant in United States is $89,247 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Physician Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Physician Assistant.